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Message Types Overview

Get started now: How to Add or Manage Message Type user guide

The Message Type Overview in the Repository Model main menu is where a Nodinite Administrator manages Message Types.

Message Types are a vital part of the Nodinite Repository Model. There is a specific user guide about the Message Type topic. Make sure to read and understand the basic concept before continuing.


In the Message Type Overview, you will find a sortable list of defined Message Types. In addition, an extensive list of Message Types can be narrowed down by typing characters in the filter text box.

Message Types
Message Type Overview with the list of defined Message Types.

Manage Message Types

The available functionality for Managing Message Types are:

Add a new Message Type

To create a new Message Type, click the "Add Message Type" button to open the Message Type editor.
Add a new MessageType button
Add a new Message Type button.

You can also clone an existing Message Type by opening the menu from the "Actions" button and clicking the "Duplicate" menu item.
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Click the 'Duplicate' menu item to clone an existing Message Type.

Edit Message Type

To Edit an existing Message Type, click the link in the Name column or open the menu from the "Actions" button and click on the "Edit" menu item.
MenuActionButton
Click the 'Edit' menu item to edit an existing Message Type.

Delete Message Type

To Delete an existing Message Type, open the menu from the "Actions" button and click the "Delete" menu item.
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Click the 'Delete' menu item to Delete an existing Message Type.

Restore deleted Message Type

To Restore a deleted Message Type you must first check the "Show deleted Message Types " checkbox.

When checked, deleted Message Types are included in the list*

Then open the menu from the "Actions" button and click on the "Restore" menu item.
MenuActionButton
Click the 'Restore' menu item to Restore a deleted Message Type.

Reindex

You can issue a reindex operation on demand by clicking on the "Actions" button and then clicking the "Reindex" menu item.

Reindex Actions menu item
Reindex Actions menu item.

Export Message Type

To Export an existing Message Type, open the menu from the "Actions" button and then click on the "Export" menu item. Doing so opens the Nodinite generic Export wizard.
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Click the 'Export' menu item to open the Export Wizard.

Copy API URI

From the "Copy API URI" modal you get the underlying REST API call against the Web API. Click the "Copy API URI" to open the modal to get the query string.

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Frequently asked questions / Troubleshooting

You can create new, edit and delete Message Types using the Nodinite Web Client.

How do I create a new Message Type?

To create a new Message Type, follow the "Add or Manage Message Type" user guide.


Next Step

Add or manage Message Type

Message Type - Learn more about the definition of a Message Type.
Repository Model - Learn more about the whole repository concept.
Repository Overview - Manage the Repository Model within the Web ClientCS.
Log Views - Associate a Message Type with one or more Log Views to get it in the result from search operations.
Search Fields - Learn how to extract data from the Payload and/or Context for use in Log Views.